Correlates of sexual functioning in Italian menopausal women

C. Donati Sarti, A. Graziottin, M. Mincigrucci, E. Ricci, F. Chiaffarino, S. Bonaca, A. Becorpi, S. Cipriani, F. Parazzini

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Abstract

ObjectivesTo analyze the sexuality of Italian menopausal women. DesignCross-sectional study. PopulationMenopausal women consecutively observed during the study period in menopause clinics. MethodsWomen were interviewed about their current and premenopausal sexual activity: sexual intercourse frequency and self-rated sexual desire, capacity for orgasm and sexual satisfaction were recorded. Women were defined as having poor sexual functioning if they had one or less sexual intercourses per week or answered 'absent/poor' to the questions about the sexual domains. ResultsOral hormone therapy (HT) use (odds ratio (OR) 0.43 for desire, 0.54 for orgasm and 0.56 for overall sexual satisfaction, all p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-456
Number of pages10
JournalClimacteric
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

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Orgasm
Coitus
Sexuality
Menopause
Sexual Behavior
Odds Ratio
Hormones

Keywords

  • cross-sectional study
  • hormone therapy
  • Menopause
  • quality of life
  • sexual functioning

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  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Correlates of sexual functioning in Italian menopausal women. / Sarti, C. Donati; Graziottin, A.; Mincigrucci, M.; Ricci, E.; Chiaffarino, F.; Bonaca, S.; Becorpi, A.; Cipriani, S.; Parazzini, F.

In: Climacteric, Vol. 13, No. 5, 10.2010, p. 447-456.

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Sarti, CD, Graziottin, A, Mincigrucci, M, Ricci, E, Chiaffarino, F, Bonaca, S, Becorpi, A, Cipriani, S & Parazzini, F 2010, 'Correlates of sexual functioning in Italian menopausal women', Climacteric, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 447-456. https://doi.org/10.3109/13697130903491026
Sarti CD, Graziottin A, Mincigrucci M, Ricci E, Chiaffarino F, Bonaca S et al. Correlates of sexual functioning in Italian menopausal women. Climacteric. 2010 Oct;13(5):447-456. https://doi.org/10.3109/13697130903491026
Sarti, C. Donati ; Graziottin, A. ; Mincigrucci, M. ; Ricci, E. ; Chiaffarino, F. ; Bonaca, S. ; Becorpi, A. ; Cipriani, S. ; Parazzini, F. / Correlates of sexual functioning in Italian menopausal women. In: Climacteric. 2010 ; Vol. 13, No. 5. pp. 447-456.
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